2.3 liters, 3 turbine like cylinders and a will to go anywhere and everywhere. That is the Triumph Rocket III , the most iconic and probably the craziest roadster ever. Triumph laid out a challenge when the launched this iconic bike, they wanted to test the limits of the rider, the limits of his spirit because this bike will and does chew up the miles like none other. This is what Triumph had to say about the bike that they are best known for – 2.3 liters. 163ft.lbs of torque. Blacked out. Blinged up. Streetfighting cruiser. Hard. The Rocket III Roadster is not normal, it is very, very extraordinary. No other motorcycle on the planet comes close to delivering the tree-pulling levels of torque that comes as standard with the turbine-like triple. Twist and go. Sounds great, stops great. Standard ABS. Classic streetfighter looks. Are you ‘bad’ enough for the Rocket III?
Triumph Rocket III Roadster Features –
|Fuel Efficiency:||29 MPG City / 45 MPG Highway|
|Engine:||Liquid-cooled, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder|
|Rear Brakes:||Single 316mm disc, Brembo 2-piston floating caliper, ABS|
|Instruments:||Analogue speedometer featuring LCD odometer, trip information, clock and analogue tachometer featuring fuel level indicator, gear position indicator|
Triumph Rocket III Touring ABS Features –
|Fuel Efficiency:||27 MPG City / 43 MPG Highway|
|Engine:||The Rocket III Touring shares the same engine platform as the Rocket III. Its increased torque at low speeds means that even two-up and fully laden it will accelerate effortlessly for easy overtaking.|
|Performance:||Effortless torque. 150ft.lbs at 2,500rpm. Power too as you’d expect from this powerplant. 105 bhp.|
|Comfort:||Designed with you and your passenger in mind. For mile after mile. Sumpuous seat 18 inch wide with three layer construction and taped seams. Range of seat accessory options available for even greater comfort.|
|Equipment :||Color matched hard bags as standard. Lockable and quick to detach. Fully sealed and water resistant. Quick release screen as standard. Teardrop shaped and chrome edged footboards spring mounted. Everything for the long haul.|
The Beast Unleashed –
Menacingly blacked out 43mm upside down forks offer precise steering while twin shock absorbers at the rear provide a comfortable and composed ride one-up or two.
With its blacked out components, the Rocket III Roadster oozes menace and quality in equal doses.
The Rocket III Roadster features the most powerful version yet of the incomparable 2.3 liter, in-line, water cooled, triple. The Rocket III engine is a2,294cc liquid-cooled, DOHC, in-line three cylinder. Retuned for touring. Increased torque at low speeds. Effortless acceleration one or two up fully loaded. 105bhp. 150ft.lbs of torque at 2,500rpm. Effortless power.
The Rocket III Roadster features a sophisticated anti-lock braking system that makes 100 calculations each second to ensure the rider retains full control under extreme braking. Twin floating 320mm discs, Nissin four-piston fixed calipers to the front. Single 316mm floating disc, Brembo two-piston floating caliper to the rear. Real world stopping power.